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EPA Chief Still Hopes to See an Energy Bill This Year (The Hill) Voinovich Calls for Gas Tax Increase (BusinessWeek) Some Green Groups Rethinking Cap and Trade Strategy (Politico) Traffic Cameras Stir Controversy on the Campaign Trail (NYT) San Francisco Judge Lifts Injunction Against New Bicycle Lanes (SFGate, Streetsblog SF) Is America Ready for High-Speed […]

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Kerry: Infrastructure Bank Needed as a  Catalyst for Investment (Politico) Obama Veto Threat Looms Over FAA Bill (The Hill, Politico) What Worries Greens About Obama’s Energy Plan (NYT) Old Stereotypes About the Inner City Fading Away (USA Today) Déjà Vu Anybody? Metro Mulls Service Cuts (Examiner) Talking Buses That Warn Pedestrians Being Tested in Maryland (Ibtimes) Chinese […]

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More Climate Bill Postmortem (Politico, Washington Post) Will Environmentalists Regroup Around a Carbon Fee Instead of a Carbon Cap? (The Nation) Meanwhile, Meet the "Energy Bill" (NYT, Atlantic)  Oil Spill: Less Catastrophic Than We All Thought? (Time) Defazio: Crumbling U.S. Transportation System Worthy of "Fourth World" Label (The Trucker)  Real Estate Booms and Busts Could […]

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House’s 5-year Trans. Bill Won’t Be Unveiled Today After All, Maybe Tuesday (Politico) House Bill Threatens to Eliminate Bicycle and Pedestrian Funding (BikeLeague) Ray LaHood (Politico), Barbara Boxer (Hill) Praise Progress on Senate Bill Editorial: Bike Commuting Is Already Rolling, Even In Houston (Chronicle) Could Bicycle Highway Replace Planned Oregon Transit Line? (BikePortland) Mass Transit […]

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Mayor Villaraigosa to Hill: Transpo Cuts Would Deal a “Devastating Blow” (LAT) Meanwhile, the Senate Rejects Draconian Cuts in the House Bill (Land Line) FAA Partial Shutdown Looms Unless Congress Acts — Today (ABC) Despite Scorching Heat Wave, Climate Bill Dead as Ever (Politico, Climate Central) Where’s the Auto Bailout Money Going?  To Fight Fuel […]

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Boxer: Senate considering breaking up its jobs bill into several pieces, with an infrastructure provision that would bail out the highway trust fund for this year (Dow Jones) Conservative Rep. Don Young (R-AK), architect of the 2005 federal transportation bill, admits that Alaska’s plans for a gas tax suspension would endanger its financial support from […]